Retired agent Eugene Casey served 21 years with the FBI. As a special agent, he used skills acquired from his prior employment as a compliance officer at Wall Street investment firms to work white-collar crime matters, drug money laundering, food stamp benefit fraud, and terrorist financing investigations. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Eugene Casey reviews a series of interviews he conducted with Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, known worldwide as Carlos the Jackal, the inventor of modern-day terrorism. Before Osama Bin Laden, Carlos the Jackal was the world’s most famous terrorist. At the time that these debriefings, Eugene Casey was serving as Assistant Legal Attaché for the FBI in Paris, France. During his career, Casey received several awards from the Department of Justice including one for spearheading the Salt Lake Olympic Bribery investigation. He also served as the supervisor of the Joint Task Force on Terrorist Finance in Saudi Arabia and was the Unit Chief for the Eurasian Organized Crime Unit of the Criminal Investigative Division. His last Bureau assignment before retiring earlier this year was as an instructor at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia teaching Interviewing and Interrogation Skills.

Supervisory Special Agent (Retired)

Eugene Casey

3/17/1996 – 3/24/2017












The following newspaper and magazine articles provide addition details about international terrorist  Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, also known as “Carlos the Jackal”:

CNN – 4/26/2013: Carlos the Jackal Fast Facts

New York Times – 3/28/2017: Carlos the Jackal Receives a Third Life Sentence in France


Smoking with the Jackal article

Eugene Casey wrote a comprehensive article about his debriefing of Carlos the Jackal for the Fall 2016 issue of Counterterrorism & Homeland Security International .



















Eugene Casey with Carlos the Jackal at one of the four debriefing sessions that took place at the Maison Central Prison in Poissy, France.














The inscription Carlos the Jackal wrote in Eugene Casey’s copy of his book L’Islam Revolutionaire reads, “With my best revolutionary regards.”

















Jerri Williams, a retired FBI agent, author and podcaster, attempts to relive her glory days by writing crime fiction and hosting FBI Retired Case File Review. The true crime podcast available for subscription on Apple Podcast, Stitcher and other popular podcast apps. Her FBI crime thriller—Pay To Play— about a female agent investigating corruption in the Philadelphia strip club industry is available at as an e-book, trade paperback and audiobook. 


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  Dec 07, 2017

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Very riveting interview.I hope he writes his book soon.I am sure it will be a best seller.

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